Childproofing your home

Childproofing your home

Have you ever wondered how the changes in our environment are affecting our children?  Children are growing up in a world where the air is polluted, the ozone layer is damaged and the climate is changing.  There is also growing concern about the effect that harmful chemicals and other hazards in our indoor and outdoor environment […]

Get spun at the Ridge House Museum

Get spun at the Ridge House Museum

Once again, with spring comes the opening of the Ridge House Museum for the season. This year, Get Spun with our latest temporary exhibit on the history of yarn spinning. From hand spindles to walking wheels, this interactive exhibit is designed to introduce you to the exciting world of spinning. The oldest tools for spinning were rocks […]

Dog tags must be paid by March 1

Dog tags must be paid by March 1

All dog owners within the Municipality of Chatham-Kent are reminded to purchase a dog tag by Thursday, March 1.  Municipal By-law 176-2005 requires that all dog owners obtain a municipal dog tag for their dog(s). Dog tags can be purchased at the Civic Centre or any other Municipal Centre within Chatham-Kent.  Tags range from $25.00 for dogs that […]

Putting Colon Cancer on Ice

Putting Colon Cancer on Ice

If you knew you could do something tomorrow that would save your life in 10 years, would you do it? Colorectal Cancer is the 2nd most deadly cancer in Ontario and the 3rd most diagnosed.  This disease affects men and women equally.  It is also one of the most preventable cancers, with a 90% survival rate […]

ARTcamp with Scott Livingston

ARTcamp with Scott Livingston

ARTcamp: Drawing the Chatham-Kent Landscape with Scott Livingstone On Monday, March 12 come out and join local artist Scott Livingstone for a day of drawing instruction! The day will focus on the Chatham-Kent landscape and introduce you to the basic techniques and media of drawing. This course focuses on the development of observational skills as […]

$1000 scholarship for high school students

$1000 scholarship for high school students

The Thames Art Gallery is pleased to announce that a $1000 scholarship has been secured for the 2011 High Class Art exhibit. Thank you to sponsors Cathy and Rob Myers who made this opportunity possible for students in Chatham-Kent. Candidates for this award should be in their graduating year of High School, and will be […]

Protecting your well water

Protecting your well water

If your family’s drinking water comes from a well there is a chance it can become contaminated. How? Unfortunately in many different ways!  Contamination of a well can be caused by malfunctioning septic systems, chemical spills, run-off from farming activities, poorly constructed wells, improperly located wells or inadequately maintained wells. If your drinking water comes directly […]

Chinese New Year celebrated in Chatham

Chinese New Year celebrated in Chatham

Chinese New Year celebrations at Evangel Community Church. CKReview photo Jing Wang, Chairperson of the Chatham-Kent Chinese Association, introduced the year of the Dragon at the Evangel Community Church on Sandy St. yesterday. Wang described the year of the dragon as a year of power, strength and good luck. Children received red packets with candy inside at the […]

New war of 1812 Project Facilitator

New war of 1812 Project Facilitator

Bust carving of Tecumseh. Photo: Chatham-Kent Tourism Knapp brings with her 8+ years of experience organizing, researching, and representing communities in the tourism industry and within local historical organizations. She has received not only her Bachelor and Arts (Hon.) in History and Bachelor of Education, but also completed her Master of Arts with a focus […]

Will you take the 12 Ton Challenge?

Will you take the 12 Ton Challenge?

Ben Labadie wants to shape up Chatham-Kent. Labadie has challenged CK to lose 12,000 pounds by the end of 2012. Stressing a lifestyle change that includes watching what we eat and increasing our physical activity, Labadie has been all around Chatham-Kent in the past couple of days announcing his initiative, culminating in an appearance before […]